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    Tuesday, August 04, 2020
    REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSALS  LEASE-LEASEBACK CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR MARIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT LEARNING RESOURCES CENTER PROJECT   (K15-35712)  (BID NO. 20/21-MB01)  College of Marin College District 835 College Ave. Kentfield, CA 94904 RFQ/RFP Issued: 7/31/20Proposals due: 9/14/20 Award Issued: 10/20/20Click Here For Details  
    Categories: Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices
    Tuesday, August 04, 2020
    You know it could be coming, and it might even happen within the week. When whole states are shutting down construction projects to try to slow the spread of COVID-19, it may not take long before your contracting business is affected. There are times throughout your career that you will need to suspend work on an ongoing project due to weather problems or even a contract dispute. If you have to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements
    Monday, August 03, 2020
    Objective: To give an overview of safe start-up procedures After work is done on the equipment, the start-up procedures in this training short must be carefully followed to avoid injuries. Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish Safety & Training Shorts provided by George Petersen Insurance Agency, the proud ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Thursday, July 30, 2020
      Ghilotti Bros., Inc. is proud to announce the 65 Year Work-Anniversary of Frank Palagi, on May 1, 2020. 65 years ago, May 1, 1955 to be exact, a fearless, young, Italian man started what was to become a lifetime of dedication and endless successes.  In 1955, recognizing exceptional talent, Dino Ghilotti hired Frank to work for Ghilotti Bros.  How did Dino know at the time Frank would become ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Member Announcements, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 28, 2020
    In order to run a successful business, you have to keep an eye on your money. This is particularly true in the first few years, if you have to do your own accounting. There are lots of reasons to hire a professional to handle your bills and income, but it’s still wise to keep your own tabs on it. Here are a few money management tips to make your business run more smoothly.Watch Your Cash ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Economic, Member Announcements
    Monday, July 27, 2020
    The Urban Farmer Store of Mill Valley is partnering with Marin Municipal Water District to offer two free webinar workshops to learn about the design, installation, and maintenance of a residential laundry-to-landscape graywater system. Eligible workshop participants get a $100 discount off the purchase of a graywater kit (retail cost about $175) and a loaner tool kit with the tools necessary ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Member Announcements
    Monday, July 27, 2020
    Objective: To reinforce awareness of heat stress, its causes and symptoms, and steps for the prevention of heat-related illnesses. When the body is unable to cool off by sweating, heat-induced illnesses, such as heat rash, cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke can occur. These illnesses can be serious, sometimes even resulting in death.Click here to download the complete training short in ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements, Builders Corner, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest
    Saturday, July 25, 2020
    Limpio, together with a strategic partner, developed a new product - a high-performance, anti-fluid mask that can be washed and used repeatedly. It uses medical fibers developed for wearables in response to a nationwide shortage of hygiene masks due to the spread of COVID-19.  The mask can be washed and reused up to 40 times using any home washing machine.DON'T BUY ANY MASK -  show your employees ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, Education, Safety and Training, Member Announcements, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Thursday, July 23, 2020
    Free COVID -19 Testing for Construction Workers and Landscapers Drop-in Event  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7am -12 pm & 1pm-4pm 1177 E Francisco Blvd. San Rafael Testing appointments are also available if you are unable to attend this drop-in event. Please visit https://lhi.care/covidtesting or call 1-888-634-1123 to make an appointment. Multilingual staff are available to assist with ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Event Related, Human Interest, Community
    Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    CONTACT: Rick Wells Chief Executive Officer                                                                          415.462.1220 rick@marinbuilders.com   Marin Builders Association, City of Novato and Marin Economic Forum Finish the Customer Experience Measurement and Improvement Program (CEMIP) In 2019 the City of Novato commissioned the Marin Builders Association in partnership with the ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release, Builders Corner, Advocacy and Legislation, Community
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
    San Rafael, CA – The Marin Builders Association is proud to announce the conclusion of the 2020 North Bay Construction Corps – Class of Marin (NBCC). This is the second year of the program in Marin.   Sponsored by the Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation, the NBCC program initially started with 27 Marin County high school seniors as part of a free 15-week intensive construction trades education ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter
    Tuesday, July 21, 2020
    Novato, Calif. and Alameda, Calif. - July 20, 2020 - CP Lab Safety, a leading provider of workplace safety products, and Emery Pharma, a full-service contract research laboratory, announced today the launch of REVEAL, an onsite COVID-19 testing service for businesses, conducted in partnership with DiaCarta. The REVEAL service offers businesses COVID-19 RT PCR tests and antibody testing four times ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release, Human Interest, Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Member Announcements
    Monday, July 20, 2020
    Don’t take your ability to hear for granted.  If you are not careful, you can lose your hearing. If you are exposed to very loud noise or moderately loud noise for an extended period, you must take some form of hearing protection precautions.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish Safety & Training Shorts provided ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, July 15, 2020
    Since COVID-19 is changing lots of industries, it may be an ideal time to rethink your processes. You’ll be spending more time on certain aspects of your workflow, while others may have to go out the window entirely. But you don’t want to go back to a pattern of overpromising and under-delivering, even if that’s common in the industry. Here are a few inefficiencies you should consider, so that ...read more
    Categories: Builders Corner, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Member Announcements, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest, Papers/Research
    Tuesday, July 14, 2020
    Objective: To assure that employees are familiar with the basic guidelines and phases of a comprehensive incident investigation. When an incident occurs, it is the organization’s responsibility to uncover its true cause and take steps to prevent a similar incident from occurring in the future.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, July 13, 2020
    Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay clean energy provider for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 38.4 kW DC solar electric system at Tomales Fire Station in the remote West Marin town of Tomales, CA.  The solar power system was designed and installed by SolarCraft, lowering their carbon footprint and utility costs by almost $14,000 per year.  The solar ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, July 09, 2020
    AUTHOR Kim Slowey @kimslowey PUBLISHED July 9, 2020 Construction Dive Newsletter While any face covering will help contain the usual droplets that come from coughing, sneezing and even speaking, there are things to look for in a face covering to maximize jobsite safety from the coronavirus.  Researchers at Florida Atlantic University's College of Engineering and Computer Science, using flow ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Papers/Research, Community, Education, Safety and Training, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 09, 2020
    George Petersen Insurance Agency announced today that it has been named 2020’s Best Insurance Company by Spirited Magazine readers. Now more than ever, the importance of an exceptional insurance agency is top of mind. Today’s environment demands not only resiliency, but hard work and a positive attitude to overcome the social and economic blows we’ve been dealt. Having someone to help navigate the ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Thursday, July 09, 2020
    Construction amid coronavirus: Marin County builder group offers guidelines - Initially Published on July 6 by North Bay Business Journal As changing public health orders continue to redefine what can and cannot be done during the pandemic resurgence, the Marin Builders Association (MBA) has created a complete online COVID-19 Construction Industry Resource designed to help builders cope with ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Human Interest, Marin Home Resource Guide
    Tuesday, July 07, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2020:Seth Shorett, Heritage Bank of Commerce who referred Christopher's Construction, Inc.(Special thanks to Seth for again, pledging his bonus to our Scholarship and Workforce Development Fund!)Trevor Henley, Desire to Inspire Studios, who referred Applied Financial ServicesSeth Shorett, Heritage Bank of Commerce, who ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Monday, July 06, 2020
    The California Department of Insurance has approved special rules proposed by the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) to provide some relief to employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rules will allow employers to temporarily reassign the payroll of qualified employees to 8810 Clerical and exclude the payroll for employees who are on paid leave during the Shelter In Place ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, July 06, 2020
    North Bay Spirit Award winner Letitia Hanke helps minority youth find path to success Letitia Hanke has a lot of stories to tell. Some bring a broad smile to her face or end in an eruption of laughter that may include a happy squeal. But she doesn’t hold back on the stories that are painful to share, even if she has to pause in the middle when memories cause her throat to tighten. As a female ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, July 06, 2020
    Objective: To assure that all personnel can recognize common types of aerial lifts and elevated platforms, and are familiar with their minimum safety requirements. Learn about the following lift types and their corresponding safety requirements: Articulating Boom LiftElevated Work PlatformExtensible Boom PlatformScissor LiftTrailer-Mounted Aerial LiftVehicle-Mounted Aerial LiftClick here to ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training
    Monday, July 06, 2020
    Notice Inviting Contractors Interested in Being Included on the Las Gallinas Sanitary Districts California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Informal Bid List In accordance with the State of California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act (CUPCCAA), the District is inviting all interested licensed contractors to submit their company information for inclusion on the District’s ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices
    Thursday, July 02, 2020
    The City of Larkspur invites business to apply for inclusion in the City’s List of Registered Contractors. Qualified businesses will have an opportunity to participate in an informal bidding process for various City construction projects. By adoption of its municipal code §2.44, the City has elected to become subject to the State of California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Procedures, ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests & Informal Bid Notices
    Wednesday, June 17, 2020
    As the economy begins to reopen and we return to our buildings, what role do building ventilation systems play in reducing our risks of infection?  Infection via inhalation or contact with droplets is well understood at this point. Another potential exposure route being discussed is exposure via microdroplets, also called aerosols. The evidence for transmission via aerosols is currently ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Education, Safety and Training, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    The 2020 annual scholarship awards will be presented to sixteen college bound high school seniors on Thursday, June 18th. Scholarship winners were selected after an initial screening of applicants and virtual interviews by an independent selection committee. The committee includes Ken Lippi, Assistant Superintendent, Marin County Office of Education; Cynthia Murray, President and CEO of the North ...read more
    Categories: Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
    Shape your future and be counted!All members of our community are urged to fill out the U.S. Census 2020! Forms are available online at:2020census.gov Census takers are still needed!  Please apply at:2020census.gov/jobs The pay is $25/hour plus mileage.  
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Community, Human Interest, Economic
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Important Note: This list is updated bi-weekly with the most current information we receive from each municipality.  Click the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not ...read more
    Categories: Permits - Marin County, Permits
    Monday, January 13, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause ...read more
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2 week boot camp. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
    Categories: Community, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions, General News Article
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